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The hair salon is a safe space for many Black people. Here, owners discuss the importance of their role in the community.
Why do you feel so dang guilty when you change stylists?
What matters is that the individual himself accept the time and energy needed to metabolize and integrate the psychic change in order to continue with life in the present.
So to my friend who quit her favorite salon, and my friend who drives an hour out of her way and my friend who now colors her hair at home, STOP! I know it's uncomfortable, but of all our issues, hair should be taken off the list
Our stylists know things we don't.
I like bangs. Long, but not too long. And fringy. You know, like that actress. You know... her. But only in that one movie, not the other one.
For over 20 years, mom has made weekly trips to see Deb, her hair dresser. Often my mother would regale me with tales of woe. Not her own, but poor Deb's. My mom, a psychotherapist by training, had great empathy for Deb, a single mother whose history was marred by misfortune. But there was only one problem with this relationship. Deb could not cut hair.
Truth is, we need to teach our children about washing their hair just like we teach them anything else. It doesn't take much